The University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers a fully funded Master’s in Political Science. Graduate study in Political Science is offered in the following areas of specialization: American Politics, Political Psychology and Biopolitics, International Relations, and Public Policy. All assistantships are awarded on a competitive basis. Once funded, students who remain in good standing can anticipate continued support — MA students for four semesters. Graduate assistantships carry tuition waivers. Funded students at the MA level serve as research assistants, which involves working with and assisting faculty in research and/or teaching.